- I received a degree in Philosophy from The
College of William and Mary and have worked as
an educator and writer for over 20 years. In the
field of education, I wrote educational television
programs for The Center For Excellence. Many of
the programs and documentaries were aired on
PBS and acquired by school systems throughout
- I also worked with subject area experts to author in-
service training books for the Virginia Department
- As an investigative journalist, I am the author of
hundreds of feature articles on science and
technology and I have been published throughout
the world and translated into several languages.
- As a playwright, I was a finalist in the Maxam
Mazador National Playwright Conference and have
appeared on stage and in television as an actress.
- As a teacher and mother of 4 homeschooled
children, I see learning as a process of discovery
and adventure which the student, teacher and
peers embark upon together. I have taught
courses in philosophy, acting, scene study, public
speaking, and literature.
- I have also directed several plays for schools and
community theaters, and I am trained in using
theater education to help at-risk teens.